In The Savage Curtain
, Kirk orders a presidential honor detachment to greet the alien who appears as Abraham Lincoln. When Lincoln materialized on the transporter, and as he steps off, I noticed the guards pointing their phasers at Lincoln.
Granted it was a symbolic affair, but is it customary for guards to point their weapons directly at
I accept the kinda cheap, tinny-sounding 'taped' music that was played for the event, but the weapon thing seemed strange.